Statement Concerning the Detention of Academic Researcher Alexander Sodiqov

UPDATE SEPTEMBER 12, 2014

Alexander Sodiqov has been given permission by the government of Tajikistan to leave Tajikistan and return to Toronto, Canada. For more information, please see here.


The Board of Directors of the American Academy of Religion joins academic associations around the world to express its concern over the detention of University of Toronto academic researcher Alexander Sodiqov by the government of Tajikistan.

Read the Statement of Concern

Website with up-to-date information: http://freealexsodiqov.org/wp/

"Scholars for Sodiqov" petition: http://freealexsodiqov.org/wp/?page_id=137